Xixi Wetland Estate has won a LEAF (Leading European Architecture Forum) Award in the category of residential building of the year – multiple occupancy. The project, which was designed by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin and Shanghai, is located in a national wetland park on the outskirts of Hangzhou. The buildings are placed on stone plinths and sit in a water garden reminiscent of the wetland park.
The awards ceremony took place on the 14 October in London with the winner decided by a panel of nine judges.
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